Lower transportation costs could prompt Latin American exports to soar, overshadowing any possible gains the region may have with lower tariffs in the future, a new Inter-American Development Bank study found.
A 10 percent reduction in freight costs in nine Latin American nations – including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and Bolivia – would allow exports to the United States to soar 39 percent on average, the study said. In contrast, exports to the United States from those countries would rise less than 2 percent on average if import tariffs were reduced 10 percent.
sábado, septiembre 27, 2008
He andando tantos caminos
De acuerdo con un reciente informe del BID, las exportaciones de Latinoamérica se podrían disparar si pudiéramos reducir los costos de transporte: